Co-op pick of the week

A Murray Hill one bedroom with a wall of windows, for $550,000

Two exposures and big windows means lots of natural light. 

Warburg Realty 

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If you (or your houseplants) have a thing for light and don't mind living pretty far east in Manhattan, this bright one bedroom in Murray Hill could be worth a look. Listed for $550,000, 320 East 42nd St., #1218, is located in the enclave of Tudor City, which overlooks the East River and is next to the United Nations. 

The apartment has a nearly a solid wall of casement windows running the length of the space, with the kitchen, living room and dining room facing east and away from the street. (The view includes the U.N., Tudor City and the Tudor City Greens.)  Built in 1929, the co-op has hardwood floors, French doors, and crown moldings. 

The renovated space is filled with built-ins, and there are two closets. 

320 East 42 Street, New York, NY, 10017

The kitchen has a window and stainless steel appliances. (We don't see the bathroom; perhaps it needs a refresh.)

320 East 42 Street, New York, NY, 10017

The corner bedroom has southern and eastern exposures. 

320 East 42 Street, New York, NY, 10017

The co-op is a landmark building with a full-time doorman, live-in super and porter.

320 East 42 Street, New York, NY, 10017

Maintenance is $1,520 and additional amenities include a gym, laundry room, bike room and landscaped garden. Pieds-à-terre and gifting are allowed.